Job Summary

Lead Full Stack Web Developer

  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Salary:
    100000 $ - 110000 $ / Year
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_17413_59646384
  • Category:
    Web Developer
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

About the client and role:
 
Our client who is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of healthy living products is looking for a Lead Full Stack Web Developer to leadand manage a team of front-end and back-end developers to maintain and carry out web development projects for their websites. This includes the main ecommerce site and several microsites. You must have a deep understanding of e-commerce and CMS platforms, extensive LAMP stack experience, and hands-on front-end/back-end development. You will be expected to be an effective leader and contribute creative solutions for their growing web technology needs.
 
What you will be doing:
 


  • Effectively leading, coaching, supporting and developing the Web Development Team;
  • Managing resources, assignments and tasks across the Web Development Team;
  • Coordinating with the CTO and other team managers to ensure optimized workflow between teams;
  • Effectively tracking and managing projects to completion to meet deadlines, through our project management software;
  • Configuring and maintaining Magento and WordPress to work with other business tools;
  • Implementing and consuming REST services;
  • Maintaining PCI compliance requirements;
  • Providing suggestions and recommendations for new technology solutions;
  • Administering, configuring, monitoring and testing application servers;
  • Implementing and monitoring scheduled database and application backups;
  • Monitoring and maintaining LAMP stack servers (security patches, updates, etc.);
  • Creating, maintaining, and enforcing code standards;
  • Maintaining and managing the web infrastructure for high availability of critical e-commerce operations.
  • Balancing management and development duties;
  • Taking initiative and setting the energy for the team;
  • Managing updates to the organization's web presence including reporting on usage analytics;
  • Leading continuous web site improvements and optimizations;
  • Reviewing, evaluating, analyzing, and modifying existing programming as necessary;
  • Working collaboratively with other teams on projects to improve and enhance our websites.
  • Managing all phases of special projects: from development, design, testing, production release, to monitoring, operations and performance management.

 
Your background:
 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or another related field;
  • At least 3 years of hands on back/front-end web development experience;
  • At least 3 years of team lead, supervisor or manager experience;
  • Knowledge of e-commerce operations, managing server environment, and database operations;
  • Solid understanding of W3C web standards;
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) such as S3 and EC2;
  • Experience in a Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP (LAMP) environment;
  • Experience with responsive design and proficient knowledge of web frameworks;
  • Strong programming experience using: XML, PHP, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, SaaS, Prototype, HTML5, CSS3;
  • Strong PHP, OOP, and MVC principles and design patterns;
  • Solid programming foundation with PHP, OOP, and MVC principles and design patterns;
  • Experience working with responsive and mobile web development;
  • Worked effectively in a fast-paced environment with low tolerance for error.
  • Experience collaborating on and managing large software projects;

 
A plus if you:
 

  • Have knowledge of or experience in natural health industry;
  • Actively embrace healthy living;
  • Believe in helping others;
  • Enjoy making a positive change in the world;
  • Have knowledge of SEO best practices;
  • Are available after-hours for servers/application troubleshooting including RedHat/CentOS, AWS, AMP
  • Relational DB concepting and modeling.

 


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